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Curriculum of International and European Law Advanced

The Master's specialisation in International and European Law Advanced discusses a variety of relevant issues in today’s globalised landscape, such as peace and security, human rights, and sustainable development. The core programme centres on how EU law upholds these principles, and how it relates to and influences other actors like the United States, the BRIC countries, and international organisations such as the United Nations.

Besides EU competition law and external relations law, you may choose to enrol in courses on topics of public international law, including international arbitration or international individual criminal responsibility. You may also further deepen your knowledge of EU internal market law, immigration law, or European private law. It's up to you!


  • Study programme International and European Law Advanced

    This study programme has a course load of 60 ECTS. The programme consists of three compulsory courses (21 ECTS), a Master’s thesis (18 ECTS), one to three elective courses (semi-optional courses,  7 - 21 ECTS) and some optional electives (optional courses). Here you will find a schematic overview of the curriculum and available courses.

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Study abroad

During your Master’sprogramme, you will have the opportunity to go abroad for your studies, internship and/or thesis. You will learn to look at things from the perspective of a different culture and you will meet new people; it is an experience that will enrich your life. What’s more, it will look great on your CV.

Please see the International Office web page for information about meetings, scholarships, internships and other practical information.

Additional challenge

Do you want an extra challenge during your studies? Do you find it interesting to think about current, social themes from different academic perspectives? Discover what the Radboud Honours Academy has to offer to achieve your maximum potential during your time as a student.